Name: Dr. A Manivannan, Scientist
 eMail:
manivannan461@gmail.com
 Specialisation
Genetics
Qualification
Ph.D (Plant Breeding and Genetics)
 Years of experience
6 years
Address
Central Institute for Cotton Research
Regional Station, Maruthamalai Road, 
Coimbatore - 641 003, Tamil Nadu, India 
Phone: 0422-2430045, Fax: 0422-2454021

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION

Academic Degree Institute Year OGPA Grade Fellowship  Awards and Medals
Ph.D
(Plant Breeding and Genetics)
TNAU, Coimbatore 2014 9.43 First rank with Distinction ICAR-SRF
  • The President of India Award for the best PhD student for the research work in poverty alleviation
  • Thiru D.R.Thirunavukkarasu Award for the best PhD student of the University
  • ISBP Award for securing university first  in Plant Breeding and Genetics
MSc
(Plant Breeding)
CCSHAU, Hisar 2003 8.62 First rank with Distinction ICAR-JRF Ram Dhan Singh Gold medal for securing university first  in Plant Breeding
BSc (Agriculture) TNAU, Coimbatore 2001 9.14 First class with Distinction TNAU Agri Merit Scholarship Bharatiyar Endowment Award in Agriculture

EMPLOYMENT

 

Institute Position held From To
ICAR-NAARM, Hyderabad Scientist 21.04.2009 27.08.2009
ICAR-DMR, New Delhi Scientist 28.08.2009 20.04.2014
ICAR-IIMR, New Delhi Scientist(Senior Scale) 21.04.2014 30.04.2015
ICAR-CICR, RS, Coimbatore Scientist(Senior Scale) 01.05.2015 Till now

RESEARCH PROJECTS HANDLED

  • Development of normal maize single cross hybrids for different maturity group (PI)
  • In-vitro characterization of regeneration capacity of maize genotypes (PI)
  • Development of normal maize single cross hybrids for different maturity group(Co-PI)
  • Breeding for baby corn and high oil corn single cross hybrids (Co-PI)
  • Molecular Characterization of elite maize inbred lines (Co-PI)
  • Identification of stable source of resistance to major diseases of in maize (Co-PI)
  • Development of Quality Protein Maize single cross hybrids (Co-PI)
  • Development of Sweet corn and pop corn hybrids in maize (Co-PI)

External Funded Projects

  • BMZ:ATMA (External Funded Project from GIZ, Germany) Abiotic stress tolerant maize for increasing income and food security among the poor in South and Southeast Asia

 

RESEARCH PAPERS

  (Latest 2015)

  • R. Kumar, J. Kaul1, R. B. Dubey, A. Singode, Chikkappa G. K., A. Manivannan and M. K. Debnath.2015. Assessment of drought tolerance in maize (Zea mays L.) based on different indices. SABRAO Journal of Breeding and Genetics, 47 (3): 291-298. (NAAS rating :5.00)
  • A Manivannan, CR Anandakumar, R Ushakumari, GS Dahiya. 2015. Characterization of Indian clusterbean (Cyamopsis tetragonoloba (L.) Taub.) genotypes using qualitative morphological traits, Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution, DOI 10.1007/s10722-015-0266-y. (NAAS rating : 7.48)
  • A Manivannan, CR Anandakumar, R Ushakumari, GS Dahiya. 2015. Genetic diversity of Guar genotypes (Cyamopsis tetragonoloba (L.) Taub.) based on Agro-Morphological traits, Bangladesh Journal of Botany, 44(1): 59-65. (NAAS rating :6.38)
  • A Manivannan, CR Anandakumar, R Ushakumari, GS Dahiya. 2015. Biochemical characterization of clusterbean (Cyamopsis tetragonoloba (L.) Taub.) - An Industrial legume, Industrial Crops and Products, (NAAS rating : 9.21) (In Press)
  • Papers with NAAS rating (>6): 5
  • Papers with NAAS rating (<6): 4

Lead Paper / Invited Paper presented in seminar/ workshop/ congress:

  • National seminar:4

Papers presented in seminar/ conference/workshop/ congress:

  • International Conference: 3
  • National Conference: 6
  • Book chapters: 4
  • Technical Bulletin: 6
  • Technical/Popular Article: 2

 

LECTURE DELIVERED IN TRAINING

  • National level Training: 4
  • Guest lecture:1

TRAININGS IN ABROAD

In BMZ – CIMMYT Collaboration projects
  • University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany
  • BARI, Gazipur, Daka, Bangladesh

ACADEMIC DISTINCTIONS

  • Secured National First in ARS (Genetics) 2008
  • Best Oral presentation in National Seminars:3
  • The President of India Award for the best PhD student for the research work in poverty alleviation
  • Thiru D.R.Thirunavukkarasu Award for the best PhD student of the University
  • Qualified ICAR - NET (Plant Breeding),2005
  • Qualified ICAR - NET (Genetics), 2003
  • ISBP Award for securing university first  in Plant Breeding and Genetics in PhD(Agriculture) from TNAU, Coimbatore
  • Ram Dhan Singh Gold medal for securing university first  in MSc (Plant Breeding) from CCS HAU, Hisar
  • Bharatiyar Endowment Award for highest OGPA in BSc (Agriculture) from TNAU, Coimbatore
  • Secured ICAR- JRF for pursing MSc(Genetics and Plant Breeding ) in 2001
  • Secured ICAR- SRF for pursing PhD(Plant Breeding and Genetics) in  2011
  • TNAU Agri Merit Scholarship for pursing BSc(Agriculture) in 1997

OTHER ACADEMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE ACTIVITIES

Monitoring Team Member/ Chairman

  • AICMIP monitoring team member (Plant Breeding):2
  • GEAC (BSL 2) monitoring team member (Biotechnology):1

Member of Committee

  • Editorial board member (2015-16) for Electronic Journal of Plant Breeding (EJPB)
  • Member secretary for Institute Monthly seminar at IIMR, New Delhi
  • Member secretary for PME cell at IIMR, New Delhi
  • Member in Varietal Identification committee at IIMR, New Delhi
  • Member in Annual Report compilation committee at IIMR, New Delhi
  • Member in Institute Report and Directors report compilation committee at IIMR, New Delhi

 Reviewer in reputed journals                                                   

  • Electronic Journal of Biotechnology
  • Oryza Journal
  •  SABRO Journal
  • Electronic Journal of Plant Breeding
  • Indian Journal of Science and Technology
  • African Journal of Agriculture
  • African Journal of Biotechnology
  • British Journal of Biotechnology

Students Guided

  • BTech (Biotechnology): 5 (Final year project work )

 

Last updated on 06:10:2015